|AT HOME IN HUMBOLDT
A new fire nearby cloaks the sun and while the seasons haven’t officially turned, it’s safe to say that Summer is over. Forecasts are for an early Fall, and I’d be all for a surprise rain shower. Events have slowed along with the summer rush, but there’s still stuff to do!
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE REFUGE
5-8P Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge stays open late.
ONLY SKIN DEEP
6:30P – At Redwood Raks in Arcata and online. A project that’s all about uplifting and amplifying the creative voices of dancers of color and mixed heritage in Humboldt County. Follow the link for more details or find the group on Facebook. Get tickets and donate to the project our.show/knowelcreates/odsloving
|SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 4TH
AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP – ARCATA MARSH
Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh. Meet leader Cindy Moyer at the end of south I street. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding. Let us know you plant to attend by texting Ralph Bucher at 707-499-1247 with the walk date and name/email/phone number of each participant.
CANNA BLESSED FEST
ROBO-CAT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: “GHOSTLY TRAVELS”
Two hours of off-the-cuff humor in this romp of a spook show featuring swinging tunes and creepy tales from radio, TV and film archives. The link in title will be live at 5P.
ARCATA MARSH TOUR
2P – Meet leader Sharon Levy at the Interpretive Center on south G street for a 90-min walk focusing on Marsh history, wastewater treatment and birds. Masks required.
LANPHERE DUNES GUIDED WALK
10A-1P – Free guided walk through the dunes. Email link for more info.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 5th… AND BEYOND
WOMEN AND GIRLS BIRDWATCHING WALK AT HILLER PARK
Sunday, 9/5, 7:30A – Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a wheelchair accessible Women and Girls Birding Walk. This is the 4th, in a series of monthly bird watching trips led by women for women and girls. This walk is led by Samantha Chavez, a wildlife graduate student at HSU studying barn owls. For reservations and meeting locations, contact Janelle at [email protected]
LABOR DAY TAKE-OUT BRUNCH
Sunday, 9/5, 10A-2P – Sunday brunch, this Labor Day Weekend, relax and let us cook for you! Accepting cash or cards. At the Veteran’s memorial building, Arcata.
SHELTER COVE ARTIST RECEPTION
Sunday, 9/5, 4-7P – Fine art by local artists, refreshments served.
Beginning Thursday, 9/9-9/11 – This multi-day event includes show and shines, a poker run, music, a street fair and more. Follow the link for the full schedule.
ARCATA THEATER LOUNGE
MiMoSa and Sidecar Tommy – Friday, September 3rd, 9:30P
The Dark Side of Oz, Sunday, September 5th, 5P $10
BEAR RIVER CASINO
Almost Dangerous, Friday September 3rd, 9P-1A
The Undercovers, Saturday September 4th – 9A-1P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 5-8P
BLUE LAKE CASINO
Clint Black, Sunday, September 5th, CANCELLED/POSTPONED
FIELDBROOK MARKET AND EATERY
Live Music, Fridays, 6-8:30P
HUMBOLDT BOTANICAL GARDENS
Lyndsey Battle, Sunday, September 5th 1-3P
Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, Saturday, September 4th, CANCELLED/POSTPONED
LITTLE RED LION COCKTAIL LOUNGE
Karaoke with Popeye, Saturdays, 8P
PAPA WHEELIES PUB
Irie Vibes Friday, 6P-12A
RICHARD’S GOAT TAVERN
Goat Karaoke, Sundays, 9P
SAVAGE HENRY COMEDY CLUB
Ryan Singer, Friday and Saturday September 3rd and 4th, 9-11P
Open Mic, Sundays, 9P
Open Mic, Wednesdays 9-11:45
SIREN’S SONG TAVERN
Sleepwalkerz, Saturday September 4th, 8P
WC Edgar w/ Kenny Bowling, Wednesday, September 8th, 8P
Open Mic, Thursdays, 7P
An Evening With Thundercloud, September 4th, 10P-1A
Sherita Perez, Sunday, September 5th, 4-7P
Karaoke, Mondays 9P
Friday night – Opera Alley Cats, Jazz 7-10P Ongoing
Saturdays, 7-10, Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
FRIENDS OF THE DUNES COASTAL NATURALIST TRAINING
Starts September 9th, through September 30th. Thursdays and Sundays – Explore the beautiful and diverse coastal ecosystems of the Humboldt Bay region with a group of fellow nature enthusiasts. No previous experience in natural sciences necessary. For more information, or to sign up, email the link in the title.
COASTAL CLEAN UP MONTH
Ongoing throughout September, follow the link for more details. We are so appreciative of our Coast Cleanup Month volunteers that this year we are offering a chance to win prizes for participants! Every volunteer who fills out the form will be entered into a weekly raffle with prizes. Follow the NEC on Facebook or Instagram to learn more about the prizes.
63RD ANNUAL FALL EXHIBITION
August 25th-September 25th – The judge for this show is Meriel Stern, a sculptor and teaching artists living in Pasadena, California. The Redwood Art Association is a community dedicated to the creation of art as an important and indispensable part of life and the economy of Humboldt County.
OUTDOOR MOVIES AT REDWOOD ACRES
September 10 & 17 – In the big lot on the North side of Harris Street. Movies start at sundown with audio on FM radio. Tickets Online.
Mondays, 8:30P, Stone Junction Bar and Grill
TRINIDAD ART MARKET
10A-3P through September 19th. Local artisans present their arts and crafts. Enjoy live music each week and barbecue. Next to Murphy’s Market.
SUNDAY ART MARKET
Sundays through September 12th 11A-4P – On the 8th street side of the plaza. Each Market will have special surprises and features
|NORTH COAST GROWER’S ASSOCIATION FARMER’S MARKETS
Arcata Plaza Farmer’s Market Main Season – Saturdays 9am-2pm, April 3-November 20. Check out their Harvest Box program for CSA-style food boxes.
Fortuna – Tuesdays 3-6, through October 26
Henderson Center – Thursdays 10A-1P through October 28th on F Street
Garberville – Fridays 11A-3P through November 29th at the town square
Miranda – Mondays 2-6P through October 25th
Old Town – Tuesdays, 10A-1P through October 26th
Shelter Cove – Tuesdays, 11A-3P through October 26th
REDWOOD ACRES STOCK CAR RACES
Saturday Sept. 11th & Friday and Saturday Sept. 24th & 25th. Tickets $10 Visit the website for full details
SATURDAY NIGHT STREET LEGALS
Saturday 9/11 – 6P
DRIVE-THROUGH DINNER – MATEEL COMMUNITY CENTER
Each Friday 2-8P the Mateel hosts a different guest chef. Support this community center by buying a meal, or volunteering to help with food prep. Consider being a guest chef…?
HCBMAA READING AND BOOK DISCUSSIONS
aturdays, 12-1P through October 30th –
Presented by the HC Black Music and Arts Association every Saturday during farmers market. For youth and families.
|RESTORATIVE HEALTH CLASS
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30-11:30A and 1:30-2:30P – This free online class through SoHum Health includes breath work, relaxation, yoga and non-yoga movements. HUMBOLDT FLEA MARKETThe First Sunday of every month, 9A-4P – NEW LOCATION, Arcata Community Center. $2, under 13 free. 707-822-7091
ABBEY OF THE REDWOODS FLEA MARKET
The first Saturday of the month, 8A-4P – Local arts, products and goods. Free entry at 450 Hiller Road, Mckineyville.
FREE PRODUCE PANTRY
For income-eligible people.
On Tuesdays- Sept. 14, Oct. 12. Garberville Presbyterian Church- 10:30A-12P Redway Baptist Church – 12:30-1:30
On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Bayshore Mall -11:30-12:30 a.m.
On Thursdays – Sept 23, Oct. 28 Bayshore Mall – 11A-1P
Third Thursdays – Sept 16th Fortuna Adventist Community Services
POTAWAT COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN FARMER’S MARKET
Tuesdays and Fridays, 12-2 through October 26th
FOOD NOT BOMBS
Sundays, 4P – Free, hot food for everyone. Mostly vegan and organic and always delicious.
KMUD FLEA MARKET
Sundays, 9A -2P @ 1144 Redway Drive – Volunteer-driven street market space for people to sell or barter previously owned merchandise
UJIMA PARENT PEER SUPPORT
Thursdays, 6:30-7:30P – Online support group for BIPOC families.
Mondays, 6-7P at 1450 Hiller Road, Mckinleyville – An interfaith exploration of meditation and mindfulness. Drawing from a wide range of transitions including Buddhism, Christian mysticism, Vedanta, Zen and Taoism, as well as modern insights from psychology and cognitive science, this conversation will provide guidance for integrating the healing wisdom of meditation and mindful self-examination into your modern life.
|JUST FOR KIDS
THE HARAMBEE YOUTH PROGRAM
August 24th-November 26th – The Harambee Youth Program starts the fall session. New Restorative classes starting at 4P. Classes include teachers from the Hispanic Community teaching bilingual musical theater, hispanic art and dance cute. Afrocentric classes will also be offered, including somatic movement, memetic yoga, the brotherhood, the sister mentor, the Ujima Parent Peer Support and more. To sign up, email the link in title.
Ongoing program for youth ages 12 to 26 offering the tools to help them express themselves creatively in visual art, audio and video production. Meets via Zoom by appointment. Email in link, call 442-8413 or contact them on social media.
REDWOOD EDVENTURE QUESTS
A local program where families get outdoors together to complete outdoor quests. Kids get badges for completed quests. It’ll get you all over Humboldt County and might encourage a reluctant adventurer!
FORTUNA LIBRARY RECORDED READINGS
Online picture books read aloud and posted frequently on their Facebook Page.
SCHOOL-AGE STORY TIME
Ongoing Fridays at 11A – Offered through Arcata library. Email the link to sign up.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11A – Hosted by the Arcata Branch Library via Zoom. To sign up, email [email protected] or call 822-5954
DERT SUMMER NIGHTS
Join our Dune Ecosystem Restoration Team (DERT) in removing non-native, invasive plants from our coastal dunes environments in order to make room for more natural diversity. Every 1st Friday of the month from 5-7P at BLM’s Ma0-le’l Dunes South/Every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10A-1P at Humboldt Coastal Nature Center/Every 3rd Sunday of the month from 10A-1P at BLM’s Ma-le’l Dunes South. Follow the link for more details and to sign up.
STEWARDSHIP WORK DAYS
Saturdays 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4, 9:30A-12P – Looking for ways to give back to the lands you love? Join volunteers at Stewardship Work Days at various Land Trust properties to care for the coast. We’ll be working on various projects. Follow link in title for more details. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR TRAINING
Beginning Friday, September 3rd – Join us for Volunteer training for our Bay to Dunes education program. As a Bay to Dunes environmental education guide you will lead 4-5 hour field trips with k-5 students. No worries, we’ll teach you. All 3 training days must be attended, RSVP required, please email [email protected]
ARCATA MUTUAL AID
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays, 12-5, Cooking and clean up volunteers needed. Email at [email protected] for more info.
FOOD FOR PEOPLE
Mondays, 2:30P – Ongoing, follow the email in the link to attend volunteer orientation.
POTAWOT COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN
For information on volunteer opportunities in the Potawot Community Food Garden call (707) 825-5000
SEAGOAT FARM GARDEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
|Help with animal care, weeding, watering, planting and occasional harvest help on Saturday mornings. Volunteers get free produce. Stop by Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.530-205-5882
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